23 Feb 2021

Exclusive: ‘We are going to take this Trump case’ says co-chair of Facebook Oversight Board

Canada’s Prime Minister tonight announced that he would coordinate with the Australian government to “ensure the revenues of web giants are shared more fairly”.

We spoke to Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Danish prime minister and co-chair of Facebook’s Independent Oversight Board, and began by asking what power, if any, the board had over Facebook’s decision to block news outlets in Australia.